Dennington Family History

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Dennington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Suffolk, recorded in Domesday Book as Dingifetuna, from the Old English female personal name Denegifu (composed of the elements Dene ‘Dane’ + gifu ‘gift’) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bennington, Pennington, Kennington, Dunnington, Henington, Cunnington

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Dennington Family Origin

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Dennington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer Farm

    6%
  • Telegraph Operator

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dennington family was Telegraph Operator. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dennington. The most common Dennington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Dennington's were Farmers.

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Dennington Historical Records

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Dennington Life Expectancy

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